Hockey Families Take Advantage Of Equipment Giveaway At Xcel Energy CenterIn the State of Hockey: You still need helmets and pads to play -- and all that gear can get expensive. That's why hockey families took advantage of an equipment giveaway Saturday.
St. Cloud State To Pay All Athlete Costs In HockeySt. Cloud State is joining the parade of schools that will pay the total cost of attendance for at least some athletes. The "cost of attendance" policies go beyond the tuition, fees and room and board expenses covered by traditional scholarships. They would cover additional things such as travel expenses and extra food.
Wild Fans Get To Watch Practice, Take A Shot At Single Game TicketsMinnesota Wild fans watched the players take the ice at the Xcel Energy Center Saturday for the first time in four months. The team made a morning of their first public practice. Hundreds of fans took part in The Wild Breakaway Run outside the Xcel.
Reality Check: Minnesota's Sports Facilities Building BoomMinnesota's new major league soccer franchise may be closing in on a location for its new home: a privately-financed $150 million, 20,000 seat soccer stadium in St. Paul or Minneapolis.
Minn. Hockey Legend Plans To Open Steakhouse In EdinaFormer North Star Lou Nanne plans to open a steakhouse in Edina, according to the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
Outdoor Battle Between Wild, Blackhawks Coming To TCF StadiumOn a hot summer day, they were outside talking hockey at Minneapolis' TCF Bank Stadium Wednesday for the official prelude to an outdoor NHL game in Minnesota. "This is an unbelievable day for us," Wild owner Craig Leopold said. "We have worked really, really hard in the last seven, eight years to try to get an outdoor game for our market, for our fans."
Gopher Women To Open Hockey Season With Penn State RematchThe defending NCAA champion Minnesota women's hockey team has released its schedule for next season. The Gophers officially start the regular season on the road at Penn State with a Thursday-Friday series on Oct. 1-2.
Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat TricksWade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.
Hockey Camp Trainer Accused Of Filming Girl, 14, In ShowerA hockey camp athletic trainer is accused of filming a 14-year-old girl as she showered at an ice arena up north.
Wild Blog: Blackhawks Shadow Looms Large Over MinnesotaThe thought going into this series was that the Minnesota Wild finally had enough depth on their roster to compete with, and beat, the Chicago Blackhawks in the playoffs. Instead it was the Blackhawks showing the Wild that they still have a long way to go.
After A Day Of Studying, Wild Are Ready To Take The IceAfter losing 4-3 and 4-1 in Chicago against the Blackhawks, the Wild are back in St. Paul Tuesday. And a home ice advantage couldn't be more important for Mike Yeo's team.
Wild Blog: Team Shows Resiliency, But Drop Game 1 To ChicagoThe first period of Game 1 versus Chicago couldn't have started worse for the Minnesota Wild. The Blackhawks had the Wild skating on its heels and the defense looked lost on the ice. It only took 1:15 before Brandon Saad scored to give Chicago a 1-0 lead.